Mount Sinai and St Catharine Monastery tour from Sharm El Sheikh

Mount Sinai / St Catherine / Dahab
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17 Hours

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Mount Sinai and St Catharine Monastery tour from Sharm El Sheikh
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Every Day

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Tour Details

Get blessed and follow in the footsteps of Moses on your day trip to Mount Sinai and St Catharine monastery from Sharm El Sheikh with Egypt tours. Actually, the Mount Sinai and St. Catherine Monastery tours from Sharm El Sheikh are some of the best Egypt day tours. The monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in the world and one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Also, it was a place of pilgrimage for more than 15 centuries. Imagine you are in the place where Moses received the 10 Commandments, and God talks to him.

Exceptionally, this Sharm El Sheikh day trip to St. Catherine is considered a pilgrimage trip and a spiritual tour. The distance between Sharm El Sheikh and Saint Catherine Monastery is about 225 km, and it takes about 4 hours to drive. Once, you arrive at St. Catherine, you will start hiking the 2285 m, or 3700 steps, to the summit. Witness History at St. Catherine's Monastery: Tours Departing from Sharm El Sheikh. Finally, you should know that Mount Sinai is a place of great religious and spiritual importance for Jews, Christians, and Muslims.



    • Round transfer from the hotel and back with new brand vehicle
    • Entrance fee for St. Catherine National Park
    • Bedouin guide to climb the mountain with you
    • Lunch at Dahab
    • All services charges and taxes


    • Beverages
    • Tipping


    Wheelchair: Accessible

    • What to take?
    • Heavy clothes because it might be cold at the top especially in winter
    • Scarf
    • Torch
    • Some cash and water
    • Some cash for drinks or snacks on the way up as there are like 6 caffes

Tour itinerary

  • 1 Tour to St Catherine Monastery and Mount Sinai

    23.30 pm Hotel pick up: Golavita travel Egypt guide will pick you up at the reception of your hotel after picking up your breakfast. It takes 3 hours driving and you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Sinai mountains.

    01.30 / 02.00 am Climbing Mount Sinai: Around 02.00 am you will start your Sharm El Sheikh attractions with climbing Mount Sinai for about 4 hours joined by your Bedouin guide. On the way up, there are coffees where you can rest and have a drink. Meanwhile, you can rent blanket or do the last part on camels. Enjoy the best sunrise you may ever saw before you will start your way down to St Catherine monastery.

    07.00 am climbing down to St Catherine Monastery: St Catherine Monastery is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries in the world and it was built by the emperor Justinian in 530 AD. St Catherine is one of the earliest Alexandria Christian martyrs and it is said that she was tortured on a wheel by Emperor Maxentius for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.

    09.30 am driving to Dahab for lunch: The distance between St Catharine and Dahab is 130km and it takes maximum two hours. Enjoy your lunch by an amazing restaurant by the sea side before you head back to Sharm El Sheikh.

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